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From Gordon Smith <>
Subject RE: [FlaconJS] pseudo emitter algorithm
Date Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:31:15 GMT
MXML codegen uses a "class directive processor" but not a BURM.

- Gordon

-----Original Message-----
From: Alex Harui [] 
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2012 10:08 AM
Subject: Re: [FlaconJS] pseudo emitter algorithm

On 11/30/12 9:45 AM, "Michael Schmalle" <> wrote:
> A note about MXML, since the parse DOES create and AST during parsing 
> of an MXML file, and MXML uses the IDefinition API, we can catch MXML 
> code at the same intersection we are getting the AS code at, the AST 
> definition stage.
OK, I wasn't sure where the dividing line is around AST. Yes MXML nodes are in the parse tree,
but appears to be a different set of nodes than what AS generates.
>>> Using the IDefinition API, with loaded SWCs gives you member and 
>>> class resolotuion so I might actually start with that higher level 
>>> and not strictly IASNode parser nodes.
>> It occurred to me that I think MXML does not go to AS or AST, it goes 
>> straight to ABC, so we'll be customizing that code in some way as well.
> I doesn't got to straight ABC, it does go to AST then ABC. Everything 
> has to be AST first to then go to JBurg ABC reducer.
You could be right, but I've been in I don't see it using
reducers/emitters/JBurg, I see it setting instructions directly.  But I might be missing something.

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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